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Well, it may be interesting, but not in terms of the question originally
asked. Actually, I'm not sure what you could ask to make it interesting if
buses are going in both directions, as I would expect the average result to
be no change in the number of people currently in either city.

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Jean-Julien Fleck <
jeanjulien.fleck / gmail.com> wrote:

> > You bring up an interesting point about going
> > from B -> A. In my simulation, I only considered vehicles going in one
> > direction. Seems like the specification is unclear about whether they are
> > leaving every 5-35 seconds from both cities or just one.
>
> Specifications are clear, at least to me:
>
> "A vehicle leaves the first city every 5-35sec. [...] How long does it
> take for 500 people to arrive in the second city."
>
> > Though if they're
> > going from both directions, there's certainly no guarantee that you will
> > ever move a total of 500 from one to the other.
>
> Then the problem is turning into a (sort of) random walk: it's getting
> far more complicated (but far more interesting ?)
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> --
> JJ Fleck
> PCSI1 Lycée Kléber
>
>

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